Being able to visit Aschersleben, the oldest city in the eastern German federal state of Saxony, to take part in the second instalment of the Aschersleben Architecture Day, was a pleasant experience.
One gratifying conclusion of the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Summit on construction and architecture that took place in Berlin in mid-September is that Cradle to Cradle is reaching expert audiences.
The Hamburg Environmental Institute (HUI), a non-profit organisation for the scientific analysis of environmental topics, has acquired a new domain: the Museum of the Future in Lueneburg.
The C2C design concept is the only option “if we want to handle our resources reasonably”, says Olaf Lies, Minister for the Environment of the German federal state of Lower Saxony.
“Good design – how it works and how it can transform companies” – when the Buchholz-based incubator ISI announced a talk with this title we were eager to attend and excited to see what an industrial designer specialised in packaging considers to be “good design”.